Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner Leadership and Management, Graduate Certificate

The Northeastern University Physician Assistant (PA) Program and the American Academy of Physician Assistants' Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management jointly sponsor the Graduate Certificate in PA and NP Leadership and Management. The certificate seeks to prepare qualified and interested students to achieve their goal of obtaining a robust understanding of the theory, techniques, and implementation of leadership and management skills essential in the practice and administration of medicine in today's healthcare environment. The curriculum is designed to support physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and those managing PAs and NPs with the necessary skills and competencies to expand their roles in the clinical arena and/or increase their familiarity with and training in leadership/management in order to advance their careers in healthcare administration.  

The certificate can be completed in one year and requires a total of 12 credits.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

PA 5100Principles of Leadership in Healthcare3
PA 5101Advocacy in Leadership3
PA 5102Medical Billing and Reimbursement for Advanced Practice Providers3
PA 5103Metrics: Measuring, Comparing, and Privileging Your PA and NP Workforce3

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

12 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required